Crazy Plant Person

Because I have been listening to your questions and suggestions, I now have a Crazy Plant PERSON card available on Etsy as well as the Crazy Plant Lady version.. Thank you for your orders! πŸ’š

PS. Last days of my ETSY SUMMER SALE with 25% discount on many items.πŸŒ±πŸŒΏπŸ’š

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Low Waste Summer

Here are some low waste ideas, especially for summer. Enjoy the sunny weather!

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Plants Make Me Happy!

In case you hadn’t noticed yet: Plants Make Me Very Happy!

PS. Last days of my ETSY SUMMER SALE with 25% discount on many items.πŸŒ±πŸŒΏπŸ’š

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Super Easy Zero Waste Swaps #2

Simple zero waste swap Number 2: Carry your own zero waste kit with you.⁠
I usually have mine in a little separate bag in my backpack or bag. I have a cloth napkin and handkerchief in there, a reusable straw & spork, Γ‘nd a tiny fork because I love to get French fries. 🍟The coffee cup and stirrer I only take when I plan to get coffee, because I’m not really a big coffee drinker.⁠
I do often get some very surprised looks (and laughs) when I take my own napkin or straw out of my bag. But I don’t mind and when I explain why I do it, usually people agree that it actually makes a lot of sense. ⁠
This is just one of the many small things you can do to start reducing your waste. If everyone tries a little bit, together we can accomplish a lot! ⁠ β πŸ’š

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Super Easy Zero Waste Swaps #1

Going completely zero waste can be challenging, but there are so many little things that can already make a difference. Inspired by #plasticfreejuly, I’m going to be sharing some super simple zero (or low) waste swaps on here. Like choosing an ice cream cone over a cup. It saves a single use cup and a (plastic) spoon. Extra points for bringing your own cloth napkin! Come on, you can do this! β πŸ’šπŸ¦

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World Environment Day

 

Today is World Environment Day, a day for encouraging awareness and action for the protection of the environment. These are some of the ways I’ve been trying to reduce my waste.β πŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’š

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Plant Lady Skills

Since I’m becoming more and more of a plant lady, I’ve been trying toΒ  improve my “keeping-my-plants-alive” skills. My two favorite places for plant tips are Mama Botanica and Planterina. I’ve learned a lot about plant care from watching their videos on YouTube. For example: I had no idea I had to clean my plants! I also loved the tip about turning your plants a little bit (if possible) when you water them, to keep them growing nice and full.⁠
I’m still not an expert by far, but I did put my basic plant care skills into this drawing. Other houseplant tips are welcome of course! ⁠

Warm Sweater Day

Today is Warm Sweater Day, a Dutch national initiative that draws attention to saving energy. If we all become more aware of the energy that we use, we can help protect the environment. So today (and why not every day?) turn down the heating a little, put on your favourite warm sweater and save energy. Extra points for wearing a vintage sweater! πŸ˜‰ #warmetruiendag

Warm Sweater Day

 

warm sweater day mangomini instaToday is Warm Sweater Day, a Dutch national initiative that draws attention to saving energy. If we all become more aware of the energy that we use, we can help protect the environment. So today (and why not every day?) turn down the heating a little, put on your favourite warm sweater and save energy. Extra points for wearing a vintage sweater! πŸ˜‰ #warmetruiendag

Low-waste swaps, part 2

Low waste swaps part2 Cindy Mangomini

As promised a while ago, here’s a small update on what I’m doing to live a more low-waste and minimal life. This past year I’ve slowly been using up all the products I already own and when I finish a product I first ask myself: do I really need it? If I feel I do, I try to look for a natural DIY recipe online. If that’s not available I try to buy a plastic free version of the product that I’m replacing. It’s not perfect and not always possible, but it feels good to try.Β I think if everyone tries a little, together we can achieve a lot. Hopefully another update soon!

You can find my original post here.